1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Palicourea Aubl.
      1. Palicourea guianensis Aubl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Conservation
    Least concern.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 0 - 3150 m.
    Habit
    Shrub or tree.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 3150 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1600 - 2000 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).
    Materials
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Cagalera.

    Palicourea guianensis Aubl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2010 Henicka, G.S. [279], Mato Grosso K000652651
    Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1046], Mato Grosso K000578164
    Jan 1, 2008 Sasaki, D. [2091], Mato Grosso K000578166
    Jun 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1421], Mato Grosso K000578165
    Ratter, J.A. [2390], Brazil K001199886
    Vicentini, A. [432], Brazil K001199866
    Ribeiro, J.E.L.S. [1029], Brazil K001199871
    Spruce, R. [6181], Ecuador K000006671
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Venezuela K000006674
    Eiten, G. [9536], Brazil K001199891
    Kallunki, J. [498], Brazil K001199877
    França, F. [898], Brazil K001199892
    Campos, M.T.V.A. [522], Brazil K001199867
    Conceição, A.A. [2428], Brazil K001199876
    Amaral, I.L. [295], Brazil K001199874
    Lucas, E.J. [1067], Brazil K001199878
    Lucas, E.J. [895], Brazil K001199881
    Fróes, R.L. [19909], Brazil K001199884
    Pires, J.M. [52618], Brazil K001199882
    Pires, J.M. [52601], Brazil K001199883
    Daly, D.C. [1807], Brazil K001199887
    Amorim, A.M. et al. [2538], Brazil K000265135
    Forzza, R.C. [5395], Brazil K001199880
    Cid, C.A. [3437], Brazil K001199873
    Taylor, C.M. [129], Brazil K001199875
    Assunção, P.A.C.L. [414], Brazil K001199868
    Santos, J.L. [848], Brazil K001199870
    Prance, G.T. [19977], Brazil K001199885
    Nascimento, J.R. [628], Brazil K001199869
    Ribeiro, B.G.S. [1876], Brazil K001199889
    Ribeiro, B.G.S. [1876], Brazil K001199890
    Zappi, D. [1046], Brazil K001199888
    Barros, F. [1611], Brazil K001199879
    Cid Ferreira, C. A. [7343], Brazil K001199872
    Lehmann [9003], Colombia Palicourea hypomalaca K000471557 Unknown type material
    Prance, G.T. [15859], Brazil Palicourea guianensis subsp. occidentalis K001199897
    Prance, G.T. [11157], Brazil Palicourea guianensis subsp. occidentalis K001199898

    First published in Hist. Pl. Guiane: 173 (1775)

    Accepted by

    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Borhidi, A. (2012). Rubiáceas de México, ed. 2: 1-608. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Delprete, P.G. (2010). Rubiaceae Flora dos estados de Goiás e Tocantins 40: 1-1610. Universidade Federal de Goiás.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Delprete, P.G. & Cortés-B., R. (2006 publ. 2007). A synopsis of the Rubiaceae of the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, with a key to genera, and a preliminary species list Revista de Biologia Neotropical 3: 13-96.
    • Borhidi, A. (2006). Rubiáceas de México: 1-512. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Mendoza, H., Ramirez P., B.R. & Jimenez, L.C. (2004). Rubiaceae de Colombia: guia ilustrada de generos: 1-351. Instituto de Investigacion de Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia.
    • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2004). Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 8: 1-874. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Kew’s Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
    • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Borhidi, A. (2006). Rubiáceas de México: 1-512. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
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